A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 142 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (88 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 22:30:32 / April 24, 2018 @ 10:30 pm. Unique identifier: us1000dtfk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dtfk. The temblor was picked up at 08:30:32 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 152.4018° East, -5.6367° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 142 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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